Skip to content ↓

View entry

Back to search results

Name: ANDERSON, James

Birth Date: 8 March 1883 in Leith, Scotland

Death Date: 1945

First Date: 1919

Profession: Engineer

Area: Namasagali, Kisumu

Married: 1. African wife. 2. married into Nestle family in Naivasha

Children: son (1921); twins died as infants

Book Reference: KAD, Red 25, Red 31, Hut, Red 22, Dominion, Red 19

General Information:

Info from granddaughter Helen Ferreira: - My grandfather, James Anderson came to East Africa to work on the ship on Lake Victoria in 1912. I believe he lived in Kisumu, Lake Naivasha, Nakuru and during his life in Kenya he got involved in repairing windmills, road construction, the East African railways. He is buried in Nakuru in the European cemetery. [Nakuru North],
Dominion- Public Works Department - Railways - Marine Dept. - Chief Engineer - 1930
Red Book 1919 - J. Anderson - UR, Marine Department, Kisumu
Red Book 1919 - Railway Dept. - Lake Steamer Chief Engineer - J. Anderson
KAD 1922 - Chief Engineer, Marine Dept., Uganda Railway

Back to search results